5601 East Capitol Street Se
Washington, DC 20019
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Dc Scholars Pcs serves 607 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
Dc Scholars Pcs placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in District Of Columbia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 22% (which is lower than the District Of Columbia state average of 32%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 19% (which is lower than the District Of Columbia state average of 38%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the District Of Columbia state level of 12:1.

School Overview

Dc Scholars Pcs's student population of 607 students has grown by 20% over five school years.
The teacher population of 39 teachers has declined by 29% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
607 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
39 teachers
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School Rankings

Dc Scholars Pcs is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 212 schools in District Of Columbia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Dc Scholars Pcs is 0.08, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.52. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (DC)
Overall Testing Rank
#134 out of 212 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
22%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
19%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
12:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
2%
16%
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Black
96%
66%
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White
n/a
13%
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.08
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
37%
54%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
37%
8%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) NCES, DC Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Students: 607 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in DC
  • Math Proficiency
    : 22% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 19% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.08

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